Breaking: you've been holding your wine glass all wrong

Wine: you're doing it wrong.

We don't mean the part where, Bridget Jones-style, you realise your significant other's name might be Chardonnay:

And that was it. Right there. Right there, that was the moment. I suddenly realised that unless something changed soon I was going to live a life where my major relationship was with a bottle of wine... and I'd finally die, fat and alone, and be found three weeks later half-eaten by alsatians.

(Although we don't recommend that either.)

A recent Quora thread has shown us that if you want your vino to stay at the correct temperature for drinking, you should hold it by the stem, not the bowl.

Right:

Wrong:

Hold the glass towards the base of the stem between your thumb and forefinger for etiquette bonus points and a better drink.

Same goes for beer bottles - they have a long neck for a reason:

Wrong

Right!

Cheers!

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